Sociology: Social Theory

  • Social Theory for Social Work: Ideas and Applications book cover

    Social Theory for Social Work

    Ideas and Applications

    By Christopher Thorpe

    Trying to understand how the world looks through the eyes of different individuals and groups and how this shapes how they think and act is something social workers do all the time. It is what social theorists do too. This book identifies and explains in a highly accessible manner the absolute…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health

    Edited by Bruce M.Z. Cohen

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health offers the most comprehensive collection of theoretical and applied writings to date with which students, scholars, researchers, and practitioners within the social and health sciences can systematically problematise the practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Species and Machines: The Human Subjugation of Nature book cover

    Species and Machines

    The Human Subjugation of Nature

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book offers a re-examination of the relationship between humans and nature with a new methodology: by examining our entanglement with machines. Using central ideas of critical theory, it uncovers the suppression of nature through technology, tools and engines. It focuses on the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep book cover

    Understanding Sleep

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep

    By Eric L. Hsu

    In Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep, Eric L. Hsu provides a clear and critical analysis of the new sociological study of sleep. Once a much-neglected topic for social researchers, sleep has increasingly become an important issue within the discipline of sociology since…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Persistence of Taste: Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu book cover

    The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. It brings curators together with sociologists and art theorists and artists with design historians, art historians and cultural historians, with the common aim of developing rigorous and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain: Uncorking the Champagne Supernova book cover

    Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain

    Uncorking the Champagne Supernova

    By Jason Arday

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Competition and Cooperation in Social and Political Sciences: Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Social and Political Sciences book cover

    Competition and Cooperation in Social and Political Sciences

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Social and Political Sciences

    Edited by Rochman Achwan, Suraya Afiff, Isbandi Rukminto Adi

    The book contains essays on current issues in Social and Political Sciences, such as the issues of governance and social order; social development and community development; global challenges and inequality; civil society and social movement; IT-based community and social transformation; poverty…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Informed Choice of Medical Services: Is the Law Just?: Is the Law Just? book cover

    Informed Choice of Medical Services: Is the Law Just?

    Is the Law Just?

    By Marj Milburn

    This title was first published in 2001. This work is a uniquely multi-disciplinary contribution to the existing bioethical literature on the topic of informed choice of medical services. It is also the first comprehensive bioethical text to confront the central issue of power in the clinical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • New Horizons in Sociological Theory and Research: The Frontiers of Sociology at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century book cover

    New Horizons in Sociological Theory and Research

    The Frontiers of Sociology at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Luigi Tomasi

    This title was first published in 2001. This book tackles the important issue of the tasks that confront sociology in the third millennium. It examines the sociological interpretations of the World-Wide revolution which - amid unprecedented scientific and technological progress and the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Complex Life: Nonmodernity and the Emergence of Cognition and Culture book cover

    Complex Life: Nonmodernity and the Emergence of Cognition and Culture

    By Alan Dean

    This title was first published in 2000:  Complex Life argues for the importance of the new perspective of non modern social theory in understanding human agency. Darwinian natural selection theory and complexity theory are used to provide new insights into human origins, mind and culture.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Transformation of Modernity: Aspects of the Past, Present and Future of an Era book cover

    The Transformation of Modernity

    Aspects of the Past, Present and Future of an Era

    By Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    Edited by Mikael Carleheden

    This title was first published in 2001: For over 30 years it has been argued that contemporary society is undergoing a fundamental transformation. The portrait of the modern society or modernity offered by philosophers and social scientists from Hobbes to Parsons is no longer understood as a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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